CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State infielder Kavin Keyes has been selected in the 39th round, 1,161st overall, by the Seattle Mariners on Saturday in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Keyes is the seventh Oregon State player to be taken in this year’s draft, following Michael Conforto, Jace Fry, Dylan Davis, Ben Wetzler, Scott Schultz and Andy Peterson.
Keyes finished the 2014 season with a .329 batting average, tallying seven doubles and 23 runs batted in in 43 games.
He completed his four-year OSU career with 216 games played, including 194 starts, while playing all five positions in the infield and designated hitter. He batted .293 with 37 doubles, six triples, four home runs and 105 RBI.
The selection is the first of Keyes’ career.
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